Jun 25, · Hi everyone. I went for my annual mammogram two weeks ago. I was told I needed to come back and have an ultrasound. Now I need to go back in three weeks and have a biopsy guided by ultrasound in my left breast. What they are seeing doesn’t look like a mass (although I’m confused as to what they are seeing). I’m TOTALLY freaking out. May 26, · An ultrasound-guided breast biopsy, uses sound waves to locate abnormalities such as lump and remove a tissue sample from a suspicious area in the breast to be examined under a microscope. Ultrasound-guided breast biopsy does not involve exposure to ionizing radiation like x-ray does. It is less invasive and leaves little or no scarring.
Jan 28, · About Your Breast Biopsy A breast biopsy is a procedure done to take samples of tissue or cells from your breast to check it for cancer. First, you will have an ultrasound done to find the exact area of your breast to biopsy. An ultrasound uses sound waves to produce an image of the inside of your body. Mar 15, · An ultrasound-guided breast biopsy may be done to evaluate abnormal findings on a mammogram, breast ultrasound, or MRI. To determine whether someone has breast cancer, a biopsy must be done. Tissue from the abnormal area is removed and examined under a microscope.